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Matthew Steinfeld, Ph.D.

Dr. Matthew Steinfeld is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, the Associate Director of Clinical Training at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of the Connecticut Mental Health Center, and a psychoanalytic candidate at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis. He is a board member of Psychoanalysis for Social Responsibility (Section IX, of Division 39, in the American Psychological Association), and is in private practice in New Haven, CT, and New York City. 

Dr. Steinfeld received his doctorate in clinical psychology from The New School for Social Research, and completed pre and postdoctoral fellowships in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He has been a Fellow of the American Psychoanalytic Association and a Psychoanalytic Fellow at Columbia University’s Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Dr. Steinfeld’s scholarly, clinical, and research interests center on: clinical theory and technique in psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychotherapy integration, the psychological and sociological correlates of substance use disorders, and the acoustic dimensions of psychotherapy. A classically trained musician, he has also conducted research on the psychodynamics of music making. 

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